Sport

Bucs think O.J. Howard is out for year with ruptured Achilles

The Buccaneers were able to win their third straight game in a seesaw battle with the Chargers on Sunday, but it’s not all smiles after the game in Tampa. Head coach Bruce Arians said in his postgame press conference that the team believes tight end O.J. Howard will miss the rest of the season after […]

Lifestyle

Cannabis use prompts need for more anesthesia during surgery, increases pain

Not only might cannabis users require more anesthesia during surgery than non-users, they may have increased pain afterwards and use higher doses of opioids while in the hospital, suggests first-of-its kind research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020 annual meeting. Adding to the growing body of research that shows patients who use cannabis have higher […]

Business

Airlines warn of more bankruptcies as wage support ends

Global airlines warned on Tuesday that the coronavirus-stricken industry was on course to burn through another $77 billion in cash in the second half of 2020, calling on governments to renew expiring wage support programmes. “The issue now is that aid, particularly the wage subsidies, is starting to be withdrawn,” Brian Pearce, chief economist at […]

Technology

Generation Zero company’s co-op dino FPS Second Extinction enters PC early access next month

Systemic Reaction, the Avalanche-owned company behind moody robo-shooter Generation Zero, has announced that its next foray into co-operative shooter action, mutant dinosaur shooter Second Extinction, will be entering Steam early access on 13th October. Second Extinction is not developed by the Generation Zero team, but a new team of around 35 people based in Malmö. […]

News

White dog left unrecognisable after going for a roll in freshly cut grass

People have been left in stitches by the sight of a dog who took itself for a little roll around in some freshly cut, wet grass. The once white dog is pictured to be dyed green from head to paws, with no patch of fur left untouched to provide a look at the true colour […]

Sport

Browns hold off Cowboys in blowout that turned into shootout

The Cowboys trailed the Falcons by 15 points late in the fourth quarter only to rally for a victory in their home opener. That was on everyone’s mind at AT&T Stadium on Sunday as the Cowboys headed into the fourth quarter down 41-14. Dallas made it interesting with 24 unanswered points to draw within three […]

Lifestyle

Acupuncture before surgery means less pain, significantly fewer opioids for Veterans

Veterans who have acupuncture before surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to a randomized, controlled study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020 annual meeting. Veterans who received acupuncture also reported they were more satisfied with their pain control than those who did not. “Six percent of patients […]

Business

‘Work from work:’ How a U.S. energy firm’s office return left some employees bruised

As the world experimented with working from home, U.S. energy firm Phillips 66 Co PSX.N went the other way: it imposed a “work-from-work” policy for staff at its Houston headquarters in May even as the city became a hot spot for the pandemic. After a brief spike in COVID-19 cases in July, Phillips 66 avoided […]

Technology

It looks like more news on Pokémon Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion is coming tomorrow

The Pokémon Company has announced it’ll be sharing more information on Pokémon Sword and Shield’s Expansion Pass – presumably with a focus on the game’s second expansion, The Crown Tundra – tomorrow, 29th September, during a new Direct-style presentation. In a bout of largely needless mystery, The Pokemon Company promises that tomorrow’s broadcast, which kicks […]

News

Inside UK’s messiest bedrooms with fast food containers on floor and dead plants

If you think your bedroom is untidy, you might just want to think again… That’s because the UK’s messiest bedroom has officially been revealed, so you can rest assured that yours probably isn’t all that bad. A nationwide competition to search for the filthiest bedroom has revealed that it belongs to a woman named Sara […]